Grants & Resources to Kick-off 2022
We are committed to bringing you the best funding and resource opportunities to create community wildfire mitigation and prevention measures.
If you have any questions, please contact your Regional Coordinator.
CDFW Grants: Proposition 1 Consultation Request
- The California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) is accepting consultation requests for their 2022 solicitation. Prospective applicants may request a consultation with CDFW staff, however consultation is not required to apply.
- Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
California Department of Parks and Recreation Land and Water Conservation Fund Program
- The Land and Water Conservation Fund Program (LWCF) provides funding for land acquisition for new parks, as well as the development of outdoor recreation opportunities in California
- Application deadline: February 1, 2022 before 5:00pm PST
- View the LWCF program webpage for information regarding requirements, application process, and to view the Application Workshop Recording
CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grants
- The CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grants Program funds fire prevention projects and activities in and around fire-threatened communities. Projects should focus on increasing the protection of people, structures, and communities.
- Eligible applicants include federal, state, and local agencies; Tribes; Joint Powers Authority (JPA); certified local conservation corps; and 501(c)(3) organizations
- For more information, view the Fire Prevention Grants Program Procedural Guide
- Application deadline: February 9, 2022 at 3:00pm PST
- Please notify R5 Ecosystem Services & Climate Change Program Lead Lara Buluc (email@example.com) if your Unit is considering submitting a CCI Fire Prevention proposal
California Department of Parks and Recreation Non-motorized Recreational Trail Program
- The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) provides funding for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and facilities. Applicants are expected to obtain a match amount that is greater than or equal to 12% of the total project cost
- Eligible applicants: cities and counties; districts; state and federal agencies; non-profit organizations with management responsibilities of public lands
- Application Deadline: March 1, 2022
CAL FIRE Forest Health Grant
- The CAL FIRE Forest Health Program aims to fund activities that create more resilient and sustained forests, mitigate climate change, protect communities from fire risk, strengthen rural economies, and improve California’s water and air
- FY 2021-2022 grant solicitation cycle runs from January 2, 2022 to March 4, 2022
- Funded activities may include forest fuels reduction; prescribed fire; pest management; reforestation; biomass utilization; and research through the Forest Research Program
- Virtual public workshop: January 12, 2022 (registration posted to grant webpage soon)
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Sacramento District California In-Lieu Fee Grant Program (rolling)
- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is accepting rolling applications for their Sacramento District California In-Lieu Fee Grant Program. This funding opportunity supports projects that establish, enhance, and restore wetlands and other aquatic resources
- Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations; State, Federal, and local agencies; Tribes; educational institutions; and private businesses
- Review the Notice of Funding Availability for more information, or contact Chris Gurney, Wetland Program Director: Christopher.Gurney@nfwf.org
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program (rolling)
- The Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program (HERP) supports various restoration projects, including habitat restoration, wildlife corridors, and fisheries enhancements. HERP was the Wildlife Conservation Board’s first program, and it continues to support projects across the state.
- HERP projects must receive a recommendation from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Eligible applicants: Private Landowners, Nonprofit Organizations, Resource Conservation Districts, Public Agencies
- Applications accepted on continuous basis. Contact Judah Grossman with questions and inquiries (Judah.Grossman@wildlife.ca.gov | 916-926-8829)